Developing positive attitudes and values towards adult learners with disabilities
Attitude towards adult learners with disabilities
The expert understands the importance of inclusion and participation of people with disabilities and demonstrates positive values and attitudes.
Expectations from adult learners with disabilities
The expert has a positive attitude towards the abilities of people and is experienced in strategies which support people to reach their potential.
Adult learners with disabilities advocacy
The expert is able to support organisations in developing an inclusive model of education.
Attitude towards accessibility laws and regulations
The expert understands accessibility legislation and guidelines and is able to advise an organisation to fulfil their responsibilities.
The expert is familiar with and able to share information of local and national organisations promoting rights of learners with disabilities.
Providing an accessible environment for learning
The expert is able to test the physical environment on its accessibility and work with an organisation to develop strategies to improve and evaluate it.
The expert is able to support organisations in developing internal resources and competencies on accessibility and locating other experts.
Managing physical access
The expert is familiar with European and national standards, as well as good practice in making environments accessible and is able to advise and train organisations.
The expert is aware of the costs of creating an accessible environment and is able to give advice on possibilities of financing.
Providing an accessible digital learning environment for learning
The expert is able to train organisations on strategies for accessible information and communication technology (ICT).
Digital and technical literacy
The expert is able to train organisational staff on accessibility technologies.
Enabling and assistive technologies
The expert can advise on how to use assistive technologies and knows how to implement them in organisations.
Supporting accessible learning
Staff expertise on adult learners with disabilities
The expert is able to advise staff on needs of learners with different disabilities and offer training in meeting their needs.
The expert is able to advise organisations on developing plans to induct its staff on accessibility.
Communicating and public relations
Informing on the learning provision
The expert is able to support the organisation in the provision of accessible information and offer training.
Informing on the accessibility of the learning provision
The expert is able to support the organisation in providing information on the accessibility of their course offerings in their public relation material.
Promoting the learning provision
The expert knows strategies und methods to promote inclusive courses and trainings by addressing learners with and without disabilities.